It’s not uncommon for young children to show an interest in music and instruments, including the piano. If a 5-year-old went on stage and sat at the piano,
it could be a cute and endearing moment. Many parents encourage their children’s interest in music and may even enroll them in music lessons at a young age to nurture their talents and passion for music. Such moments can be a great opportunity to support and applaud a child’s budding interest in the arts.
After the first notes, many in the audience began to whisper. They recognized the first movement of Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 16 in C Major, a work that is difficult for an adult, established musician to play.